Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The Durango Herald’s top sports stories of 2019

Cycling again dominated the headlines in 2019 and filled The Durango Herald’s top sports stories of the year. Above all the others, and narrowly edging the feats of fellow pro cyclist Sepp Kuss, it...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic adds a fat tire crit, more gravel and e-bikes to Silverton

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is back to a three-day format in 2020. Registration for the 49th IHBC is only a week away for the general public and will come a day earlier for locals who attend a...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango shows up in force for Ed Zink memorial

If you want Ed Zink’s legacy of unwavering community service to continue, live it. That was the message to hundreds of people who attended a memorial service for the Durango native Monday at the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ed Zink – bicyclist, rancher and Durango native – dies at 71

Ed Zink, a founder of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, owner of Mountain Bike Specialists and longtime La Plata County rancher, died Friday from complications of a heart attack. He was 71. Family...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic wants community input for 50th anniversary events

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is looking for some ideas, and there are plenty of them out there. Quickly approaching their 50th anniversary event to be held Memorial Day weekend 2021, the IHBC...

DATE: July 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ruth Holcomb, 16, masters Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike race

Ruth Holcomb is young, but she competes with the skill of a veteran and the speed of riders in their prime. The 16-year-old from Durango blew past the professional women’s mountain bike field...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Final day of Iron Horse ends with smiles despite storm

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was able to fit most of the morning races into its final day, but the final two, the mountain bike race and the cruiser criterium, were both impacted by an afternoon...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stephan Davoust dominates Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike race

Stephan Davoust said he had never stood on top of a podium at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in his hometown of Durango. That changed Sunday. The 24-year-old professional mountain biker has had a...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bike from Durango to ski at Purgatory? Why not?

If you ask Finn Skowlund which he likes more – biking or skiing – he may give you a puzzled look. He’s never had to choose. The 12-year-old has been biking around Durango most of his life. He likes...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Citizen Tour features skiers, a suit and lots of friends

Brayden Harms and his father, Dan, knew that Saturday’s Citizen Tour as part of the 48th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic would present a unique challenge: beat the train and get a run in down Paradise...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sarah Sturm wins women’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in landslide

SILVERTON – Sarah Sturm stood in Silverton after a second-place finish at last year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic professional women’s road race having ridden a borrowed road bike that she clipped...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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